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Just In: FT: Grimsby 1 Barrow 1
By: The Fishy News Team
Date: 20/11/2010 14:38
Arthur started for Town in place of Steve Croudson.
Town opened strongly and went close on 14 minutes when Connell heading just over.
After dominating the first 25 minutes, Barrow came into the game and they were unlucky not to score when they hit the bar on 30 minutes.
With Barrow on top Town switched to 4-4-2 5 minutes before half time and immediately hit the post through Coulson.
Peter Bore came on for Ademeno at half time.
Bore set up Connell, who attempted to chip the 'keeper who managed to get back and tip over acrobatically for a corner.
Town conceded when they failed to react to a quickly taken free kick by Sheridan, and Blundell crossed to Chadwick who put the visitors up.
Town responded quickly when Atkinson got his head onto a ball from a Wright free kick at the far post.
Town pressed for a winner and won a number of corners, then Barrow broke and Arthur had to make a save.
Grimsby immediately broke through a great Bore run and Coulson's shot was deflected off the post.
Grimsby came close but were unfortunate not to get all three points.
Grimsby: Arthur, Wood, Kempson, Atkinson, Ridley, Coulson, Hudson, Wright, Eagle, Ademeno, Connell
Subs: Bore, Garner, Cummins, Corner, Croudson
Barrow: Masters, Spender, Edwards, Bolland, Mike Pearson, Rutherford, Sheridan, Owen, Goodfellow, Blundell, Chadwick
Subs: Shaun Pearson, Jones, Boyd, Donnelly, Grant
Referee: Ross Joyce (Cleveland)
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